- His poetry and the plays are so fraught with the things that aggravated and influenced him and ultimately made his life successful. He took this form and infused it with an urban, Latin lifeblood that had never been used in poetry before. He was remarkable as a writer in terms of never really self-editing himself or censoring himself.
- Benjamin Bratt on how he crafted the artist’s portrayal in the biopic Piñero (2001) in “Interview: Benjamin Bratt and Leon Ichaso Talk Piñero” in Slant Magazine(2001 Dec 21)
- I happen to feel that [Piñero] was a romantic character and there was something about his love for land that was very wonderful, the way he held Puerto Rico, that elusive homeland in the foreground of his thoughts and writing. For all of us who are uprooted and thrown into this city, to keep a semblance of that is always so dignified. That…
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